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Radius Peppertree Care Centre
Rest Home Care
107 Roberts Line
Kelvin Grove
Palmerston North 4414
(06) 353 0004
(06) 359 0784
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Radius Care Ltd
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Radius Care is a New Zealand owned and operated company that specialises in delivering the very best levels of Rest Home and Private Hospital care for our elderly population and our young disabled who require special care.

Our vision for Radius is to deliver “good old fashioned Kiwi values and standards” back into the aged care sector and this is a commitment shared by our strong nationwide network of 19 facilities. Each of these facilities share a responsibility to provide the best levels of professional nursing care, which is delivered by our staff to over 1400 residents.

So when the time comes to choose a care facility for yourself or a loved one, call any one of our managers to talk about your circumstances or just drop in for a chat. They will be more than happy to answer any questions you have, and will show you around any one of our facilities.

Tucked behind native and exotic trees, Radius Peppertree is located just minutes from the centre of Palmerston North on Roberts Line, Kelvin Grove. While close to all the main traffic routes, Radius Peppertree provides a peaceful environment away from the hustle and bustle of city life.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Additional Room CostsNo
Updated: 13 Aug 2012
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care23
Long term vacancyNo
Short term vacancyNo
Please call to discuss vacancies and respite availability.
Impending vacancyYes
Updated: 26 Jun 2017
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes On duty at all times
Physiotherapist Negotiable Referral via Public Hospital /GP
Occupational Therapist Negotiable Referral via Public Hospital/GP
Diversional Therapist Yes (see activities co-ordinator)
Activities Co-ordinator Yes
Hairdresser Yes
Podiatrist Yes
Dietitian Yes Reviews menus
Accredited Visitors Yes Weekly volunteers who visit residents
Kaumatua Yes Anglican Minister
Other Personnel Yes Our office administrator has day to day social interaction with residents and their families. For example she answers many of those little questions, assists residents with petty cash and delivers their letters etc.
Updated: 7 Jun 2013
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes
Oxygen Management Yes
Surgical Followup Yes
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Infection Control Yes
Gerontological Care Yes
Clinical Manager Yes
Other Nursing Specialities Yes accessed through MidCentral DHB
Updated: 24 Apr 2012
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes
Updated: 24 Apr 2012
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Other End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Whanau Room No Have lounges available for residents and their families to use when required.
Rooms (Single) Yes All rooms have built in vanity, drawers and wardrobe.
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Cordless phone available. Own phone available at own cost.
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Residents Committee Yes
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Outings Yes
Smokers Room Yes
Smoking Permitted Yes
Sprinklers Yes
Audit report available Yes
Updated: 24 Apr 2012
Special Features
Special Features
Purpose built facility, with hospital attached.

Very good pastoral relationships in the community.

Strong activities with co-ordinator who has delightful sense of humour and excellent staff throughout the facility.
Updated: 7 Jun 2013
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Advocate, Art, Big print books, Bingo, Blind Foundation, Bowls, Breakfast in bed, Canine friends, Care and Craft, Chapel, Church, Flower arranging, Craft, Digital camera, Electric beds, Email, Entertainers, Entertainment, Games, Gas Fire, Happy Hour, Housie, Indoor Games, Library, Newspaper reading, Organ, Parties, Petanque, RSA, Travel, Videos
Updated: 24 Apr 2012
Additional Information
Additional Information
Details re Meals We offer breakfast in bed, home cooked morning and afternoon teas in the dining room or lounge as required. Lunch is the main meal of the day with Sunday roasts being a favourite. All meals are prepared on the premises and feel like home cooked cuisine. Supper in the evening in the residents rooms.
Staffing Details We have many long serving staff who enjoy looking after the residents. They are a happy bunch who take care of the residents needs and cares.
Associated Complexes Radius Care is a New Zealand owned and operated company that specialises in delivering the very best levels of Rest Home and Private Hospital care for our elderly population and our young disabled who require special care.
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Please contact the Manager for full details.
Updated: 7 Jun 2013
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Afrikaans Yes
English Yes
French Yes
Interpreter Yes Accessed through the Public Hospital
Mandarin Yes
Updated: 24 Apr 2012
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes Very supportive pastoral care.
Brethren Yes Monthly
Inter denominational Yes
Jehovah Witness Yes
Methodist Yes
Non denominational Yes
Presbyterian Yes
Roman Catholic Yes Fortnightly for communion
Salvation Army Yes
Seventh Day Adventist Yes
Updated: 24 Apr 2012
Public Transport 0.10 km Placed on subarban public transport route. Bus stop outside of facility.
Shops 1.50 km Suburban shopping centre. New mall planned for Roberts Line.
Mall 10.00 km
Parks 0.10 km Large open space
Library 10.00 km Public library in town but we also have a house bound service to our home which is well used.
Updated: 24 Apr 2012
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
National Certificate in Support of the Older Person (not available after Dec 2010) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes Audit report available on the web
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available.
Updated: 24 Apr 2012